Freeing of the Vertebral Artery by Uncusectomy of Jung Method, Indications, Results in 114 Cases

  • P. Kehr
  • T. Trensz


It was in 1962, in Strasbourg (France), that the first uncusectomy, or more precisely, uncal foraminectomy of Jung was performed [1, 3].


Cervical Spine Vertebral Artery Anterolateral Approach Intervertebral Foramen Bony Fragment 
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  1. 1.
    Jung A, Kehr P, Magerl F, Weber GG (1974) The cervical spine. Primary and posttraumatic disorders. Advances in surgical management. Huber, Bern Stuttgart ViennaGoogle Scholar
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    Kehr P (1984) Anterolateral approaches to the cervical spine for management of cervical vascular and cervical radicular syndromes. Contemporary Neurosurgery 6: 24, 1–6Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Kehr P, Jung A (1985) Chirurgie der Arteria vertebralis an den Bewegungssegmenten der Halswirbelsäule. Funktionelle Pathologie und Klinik der Wirbelsäule. Die Halswirbelsäule. Fischer, Stuttgart New YorkGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Kehr
    • 1
  • T. Trensz
    • 1
  1. 1.StrasbourgFrance

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